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Hundreds turn out for charity cycle

Archived, 2 days ago From bucksherald.co.uk 

Aylesbury, U K - More than 500 people saddled up for the Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s fifth annual Chilterns Cycle Challenge yesterday.

It is hoped the cyclists will raise around £40,000 for the charity which supports local people who have cancer and ot ...

Lenoir boy meets Tony Romo thanks to surprise from Charlotte charity

Archived, 2 days ago From ktre.com 

Pollok, TEXAS - Monday afternoon a seven-year-old miracle Lenoir boy had his dream come true. A local non-profit group helped him meet his hero, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.

Dream On 3, a group that grants sports-related wishes for sick child ...

UNICEF Thailand appeals for donations to save children's lives in South Sudan

Archived, 2 days ago From globalpost.com 

Boston, MASSACHUSETTS - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday appealed to the Thai public for urgent donations to help save the lives of tens of thousands of children who are at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition in South Sudan.

Sinc ...

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom sees Ebola response on Liberia visit

Archived, 2 days ago From un.org 

New York City, NEW YORK - At the end of a four-day visit to Ebola-affected communities in Liberia, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador and actor Orlando Bloom praised the efforts of people there who have been combatting the deadly virus.


Chocolate lovers 'dechox' in aid of the British Heart Foundation

Archived, 3 days ago From nottinghampost.com 

Nottingham, U K - Members of the public have been asked to give up chocolate across March in aid of charity.

The British Heart Foundation has launched its first Dechox campaign - where it has challenged people to stop with the sweet stuff for the whole ...

Colour Dash runners raise for Ronald McDonald House

Archived, 3 days ago From stuff.co.nz 

Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - A rainbow of colours has greeted runners taking part in a charity event at Massey University.

The second Colour Dash to be held in Palmerston North was on Sunday, with more than 500 runners taking part. Each was decked out in a white T ...

Helping Ebola survivors survive in Sierra Leone

Archived, 3 days ago From ifrc.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Without a doubt, stepping over the threshold to leave an Ebola treatment centre for the last time gives a patient a certain degree of euphoria. Against many odds they have survived this highly contagious and deadly disease. However, the grim reality ...

The gift of sound

Archived, 3 days ago From desertsun.com 

Palm Springs, CALIFORNIA - Catharine Reed, senior program officer for the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, Sherrie Auen, program director of the Auen Foundation, and Pat Manhart, volunteer coordinator for the Starkey Hearing Foundation, smile after Eduardo Garcia receive ...

More than 2,000 runners turn out for Warwick Half Marathon

Archived, 3 days ago From coventrytelegraph.net 

Coventry, U K - Fundraisers, club runners and even a Norse God lined up at the start line for this morning’s Warwick Half Marathon.

A brisk breeze was blowing across Warwick Racecourse as around 2,000 runners prepared to take on the 13.1-mile race aro ...

Stortford schoolgirl has long locks chopped off to make wig for child with cancer

Archived, 3 days ago From hertsandessexobserver.co.uk 

Herts, U K - A girl has had her long locks lopped off so they can be used to make a wig for a child suffering from cancer.

Freya Seal, 8, who lives in Hatfield Heath and goes to Bishop's Stortford College, has donated nine inches (23cm) of her hair ...

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